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Health ministry probing irregularities in drug trials

New Delhi: The health ministry on Thursday said it has “already taken several steps” to plug loopholes in the Central Drugs Standards Control Organization (CDSCO), which has been pulled up by a parliamentary panel for allowing at least 33 drugs to be sold in India without proper trials.

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House panel finds huge irregularities in drug trials

New Delhi: Huge irregularities have surfaced in the functioning of Central Drugs Standards Control Organisation (CDSCO), with a parliamentary panel pointing out that at least 33 drugs have been allowed to be sold in India without proper trials.

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Doctors acting as a rubber stamp for drug companies?

New Delhi: A report by the parliamentary standing committee for health and family welfare, which looked at the functioning of the Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO), reveals that some drug companies have been writing scientific recommendations of their own products and submitting them to the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) after getting them endorsed by top doctors for a quicker marketing approval.

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